Stand Up to Clean Up!

Public Access Design

Stand Up to Clean Up!

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Making Policy Public

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Know Your Lines

Making Policy Public

Know Your Lines

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

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Public Access Design

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Displaced From This Place?

Urban Investigations

Displaced From This Place?

News

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Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:43PM

Click here to help CUP make more critical projects like these. Dear Friends of CUP, Early this year, our community partners at the Center for Family Life in Sunset Park called to ask if CUP could work with them on a suddenly ... more

news

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 3:31PM

Let’s shine a light on your utility rights! We’ve been hard at work on our 2017 Making Policy Public collaborations, and we’re getting close to being able to share four new collaborations explaining a complex policy issue. But until then, here’s ... more

news

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 4:34PM

Meet Damon Locks! Damon is a Chicago-based visual artist, educator, vocalist/musician, and deejay. In 2011, CUP collaborated with Damon and Domestic Workers United on We Care, a Making Policy Public poster explaining the rights of domestic workers.

news, open call

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 1:53PM

We pulled together an all-star group of jurors to help us select our next Making Policy Public collaborators! Our juries consist of two designers and two advocates who are outstanding in their respective fields.  This year, we are thrilled to be joined by: Keira ... more

news

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 11:18AM

Thank you so much to Project Resist for partnering with us for the month of September! Together, we raised $250 to sustain our hands-on investigative Youth Education programs to empower our next generation of civic leaders. Together, we’ll investigate: what does ... more

talk, news, open call

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 1PM

Hey Advocates! CUP’s Community Education staff members, Oscar Nuñez and Mark Torrey explained everything you need to know to create a top-notch advocate or community group application for CUP’s Making Policy Public and Public Access ... more

news

Thursday, July 13, 2017 3:06PM

CUP is excited to announce the selection of Nicholas Johnson as our first ever CUP Fellow for Change in Design! The Fellowship is our new initiative to support the development of a pipeline of talented individuals from historically under-represented communities into the ... more

news

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 4:18PM

This year, we are celebrating ten years of Making Policy Public! That’s ten years of collaborations, visual explanations, and increasing access to information and decision-making to those who need it most. 

For a limited time only, we are offering four classic issues of Making Policy Public from the first years of the program at a special price: Vendor Power!, Immigrants Beware!, I Got Arrested! Now What?, and We Are Public Housing. Get all four issues for $25–that’s over 20% off!

Click here to order your set today!

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 4:02PM

Wednesday, June 21st CUP joined 60 amazing NYC arts organizations participating in the Racial Equity in the Arts Innovation Lab with Race Forward! The Lab supports participating arts leaders in developing and implementing strategic racial equity prototypes, that incorporate ... more

news

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 12:26PM

What does civic engagement look like for youth today? How can students have an impact in the age of Trump? CUP’s Urban Investigations educational programs have always given high school students the tools to ask tough questions about important issues and hold ... more

news

We are thrilled to announce the six talented designers chosen by our jury as finalists for the CUP Fellowship for Change in Design!

news

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 12PM

What does it mean to be civically engaged? What actions are associated with civic engagement? How can someone under the age of 18 participate in their community? CUP hosts a Civic Engagement Day as part of each of our Youth Education programs where we invite community ... more

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Making Change

City Studies

Making Change

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Public Access Design

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How Can I Improve My Park?

Making Policy Public

How Can I Improve My Park?

What Is Affordable Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Affordable Housing?

Is Justice For All?

City Studies

Is Justice For All?

Get It Back!

Public Access Design

Get It Back!

Test Ride

City Studies

Test Ride